November 19, 2014

Study Examines Patients’ Perspectives on Deactivation of ICDs in End-of-Life

(Medical Xpress) – Most patients with implantable cardioverter defibrillators (ICDs)—small devices placed in a person’s chest to help treat irregular heartbeats with electrical pulses, or shocks—haven’t thought about device deactivation if they were to develop a serious illness from which … Read More

November 7, 2014

Elderly Should Be Given Euthanasia ‘Rewards’, Say One in 10 Britons

(The Telegraph) – One in 10 British people believe elderly people should be offered a “reward” if they opt for assisted suicide, new polling suggests.  Anti-euthanasia campaigners said the finding was “chilling” evidence of deep-seated prejudice towards older people from … Read More

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